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The Campus Sculpture Program acts as an extension of the college’s permanent art collection of 3,200 pieces of art, which are  stored in the Belk Visual Arts Center and parts of which are displayed throughout campus via the “Art in Offices” program.

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Magdalena Abakanowicz

The Group of Ten, 2011, bronze.

Gift of the Artist; Pat and B.D. Rodgers; Linda and George Kelly, parents of Win Kelly ’02 and Madeline Kelly ’08; Katherine Belk-Cook; and Virginia Newell ’78

Jesús Moroles

MorolesForPoster_website Spirit Waves Fountain, 2003, Texas pink granite and Fredericksburg granite.

Gift of Dr. Hugh A. McAllister, Jr. ’61

Auguste Rodin (1840 - 1917 )

Burghers of Calais, Jean d'Aire, ca.1886 - 87, Bronze 80 1/2 x 26 3/8 x 24 3/4 in.

Gift of the Pepper Family

William Tucker

Homage to Rodin, 1999, Bronze, 45 x 40 x 36 in.

Gift of the Class of 1993

Antony Gormley

You, 2006, cast iron, 76 x 19 x 14 1/2 in.

Gift of President Emeritus Robert Vagt ’69 and Ruth Anne Vagt in honor of their daughters Ashley Vagt Buford ’94 and Lindsey Vagt ’01

Jaume Plensa

WavesIII_1 Waves III, 2012, stainless steel.

Gift of the James G. Pepper ’65

Joel Shapiro

Untitled, 1995, Bronze, 75 x 71 x 41 in.

Gift of the Artist and Katherine Belk

Alumni Art Collectors Lend Works for Exhibition -

June 05, 2015 by Morgan Orangi ’13 There are two things you might not know about Davidson College. One: the college possesses a collection of more than 3,100 works of art by artists such as Jim Dine, Rembrandt, Delacroix, Kiki Smith and Bruegel. Two: many Davidson alumni and families collect art and generously loan or promise works […]

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